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General Manager - 43379 - *Filled* - Benchmark Recruit, Sheffield

General Manager – 43379 – *Filled*

Salary Band

45k - 50k
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The Dream Career

General Manager

The Location


The Salary 

£40000  to  £50000 (70k – 85k OTE)

The Hours

Full Time – Monday to Friday

The Company

Leading Sheffield based IT business

The Job Role 

This is a senior role within the Business working alongside the Directors and other senior members of the management team. The GM is responsible for managing the continued growth and development of the business.

For some of the existing Business Units it will be necessary to adopt a “coaching style” as the GM supports the Unit Heads to develop and grow their business in line with the direction of the Management Team. The remaining areas of the business will require a more hands on approach to manage the sales and commercial teams on a daily basis in order to achieve the company’s business goals.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Help to formulate and agree the strategic business plan
  • Develop strategies, policies and projects to achieve company’s future goals
  • Develop the annual operating budget as well as all project budgets and oversee them.
  • Learn company’s problems in sales, marketing, technological, financial, and operational areas and develop a strategic planning process to encounter them.
  • Oversee the preparation of management and financial reports for effective management and operational effectiveness.
  • Have overall management responsibility for the sales force and commercial teams; set targets for individuals, monitor and manage.
  • Build an environment in which employees willingly produce maximum work.
  • Develop and grow Sales teams and their performance.
  • Plan & review marketing activities, results and expectations with employees on regular basis.
  • Review all staff and understand their position in the Group’s structure; make recommendations.
  • Set up and manage CRM and integration with the Accounts function and provide KPIs.
  • Assist Finance Department with…credit assessments both buying and selling takes part in reviewing insurance, banking, auditing and other board related aspects of the company.
  • Oversee marketing & promotion content and implementation in a planned manner to reach different the various target audience.
  • Take part in reviewing insurance, banking, auditing, HR and other board related aspects of the company.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to progress their career as it Is expected that the right candidate would progress into a managing directors role within 2- 3 years.

The Talent 

You will need to have 5 – 10 years management / leadership experience, ideally from the IT industry, however exceptional management candidates from outside the industry will also be considered.

You will also ideally be educated to degree level and have an MBA.

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Specialism: Commercial, Legal & Financial Childhood Ambition: to be a ballerina Biography: Rebecca moved from her rural home town of Herefordshire to the bright lights of Sheffield to study in 2007 – she loved it so much she hasn’t left since! Falling into a career in law, Rebecca decided that whilst she loved her clients drafting Wills wasn’t the feel good factor she was after – luckily Benchmark swooped in and tooled her to be a Recruitment Consultant. Rebecca has since progressed to take the role of Team Manager focusing on supporting the team and delivering a quality Benchmark experience. She is also proud Mummy of two cats Marmite and Mabel – she is described in the office as a ‘crazy cat lady’ which she wears like a badge of honour.
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